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Food standards at risk
By Mohammad Yasin / October 16, 2020

Food standards at risk

I was disappointed but not surprised that the Government rejected the last attempt to require imported food to meet domestic...

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Bedford Independent Guest Column, Covid-19 Coronavirus, NHS
By Mohammad Yasin / September 16, 2020

September Bedford Independent column – Track and trace has failed at its first real test

“We will have a test track and trace operation that will be world-beating, in place by 1 June” promised the...

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Bedford Independent Guest Column, Covid-19 Coronavirus, Exam Results
By Mohammad Yasin / August 20, 2020

August Bedford Independent Column: Government’s A-level results U turn was welcome, but questions remain

After a weekend of growing outrage and pressure from A-level students, teachers and the Labour Party, the inevitability of the...

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Bedford Independent Guest Column, Brexit
By Mohammad Yasin / July 22, 2020

July Bedford Independent Column: A national disaster is unfolding

Coronavirus has claimed nearly 650,000 jobs since March. Sectors that were already struggling, like retail and hospitality, have little resilience...

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Black Lives Matter, Key Issues
By Mohammad Yasin / June 4, 2020

Black Lives Matter

Many constituents are contacting me about the Black Lives Matter movement. I’m appalled by the killing of George Floyd and...

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Bedford Independent Guest Column, Covid-19 Coronavirus, Education
By Mohammad Yasin / May 22, 2020

May Bedford Independent Column: Government is losing public confidence over return to schools

On 10 May the Prime Minister announced that Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 would be the first to return...

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Bedford Independent Guest Column, Covid-19 Coronavirus, Covid-19 Coronavirus
By Mohammad Yasin / April 21, 2020

April Bedford Independent guest column: Government’s response is an epic failure

I want the government to succeed in fighting the biggest crisis in peacetime history, to save lives and protect livelihoods....

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Bedford Independent Guest Column, Covid-19 Coronavirus
By Mohammad Yasin / March 19, 2020

March Bedford Independent Column: Public health crisis

We are living through a global emergency. Governments throughout the world are struggling to deal with this public health crisis...

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Social Care
By Mohammad Yasin / February 13, 2020

Ban Unregulated Children’s Homes

I'm very pleased to hear that the Government is now seeking to ban unregulated children's homes following consultation. In response...

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Bedford Independent Guest Column
By Mohammad Yasin / January 14, 2020

January Bedford Independent Column

It’s great to be back in Parliament to get on with raising the concerns of the people of Bedford and...

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